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Easter prayers for cardinal

Easter prayers for cardinal

  Millions concerned for George as he urges talks about his successorCardinal Francis George presided over Marist’s 50th anniversary celebration last September. Since then, his health has taken a downturn again and even though he was able to speak at St. Xavier University last week he will not travel to Rome for a canonization ceremony later this month and has urged church officials to begin looking for his successor. Louisville Archbishop... Read more

Sports

Goose egg turns golden

After shutout loss, Vikings get back to business Two days after getting hit with a string of goose eggs, St. Laurence cooked that goose.The Vikings’ high-powered offense has often seemed unstoppable this spring, but De La Salle found a way to grind it to a halt last Thursday. Behind pitcher Ivan Guzman, the Meteors stunned St. Laurence — and probably a number of prep baseball fans — by notching a 4-0 shutout in a Chicago Catholic... Read more

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broaden your horizons

This week Rock, gemand jewelry show   Moksha Imports’ Holiday Rock, Gem and Jewelry show will be held this Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13, from noon to 4 p.m., at Tranzformation, 5528 W. Cal-Sag Road in Alsip.  Ed and Sue from Moksha Imports (the original owners of Sanctuary Crystals) will be offering one of the finest selections of rocks, mineral specimens, crystals and jewelry in the Chicago area. (897-0778; tranzformation.biz) The Bridge TeenCenter... Read more

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Black shoes? Selfies? Renaults? This pop…

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Black shoes? Selfies? Renaults? This pope acts like a regular guy

I love me some Pope Francis.How do you not like this guy? Even if you’re not a Catholic, it’s nearly impossible not to take notice of the Holy Father and appreciate his approach to the gig.He’s only been Pope for about one year, but he’s garnered more media attention than any other Pope in my lifetime.Pope John Paul II was a close second. He was beloved and will be canonized... Read more